New on DVD: 'Inescapable,' more
05:00 AM, Jul 05, 2013
Inescapable2013, IFC, R, $25; Blu-ray, $30
A former Syrian intelligence officer (Alexander Siddig) living in Canada has to return to his country for the first time in 20 years when his daughter goes missing while visiting Damascus. In order to find her, he has to turn to the lover he left behind (Marisa Tomei) for help. Joshua Jackson also stars.
Least Among Saints2012, Vertical Entertainment, R, $15
Anthony (director Martin Papazian) is war veteran who is haunted by nightmares. He comes home to a broken marriage and struggles to adjust to civilian life. He’s saved from suicide when a teenage boy (Tristan Lake Leabu) asks him for help when the boy’s mother fatally overdoses on drugs. They form a bond, but before the boy’s social worker (Laura San Giacomo) will let Anthony help the boy, she demands that Anthony deal with his demons and clean up his life.
The Girl2013, Virgil Films, PG-13, $19
A Texas woman (Abbie Cornish), whose son has been taken away from her by social services, plans to make money helping her father (Will Patton) smuggling immigrants across the border. But when she gets stranded with a girl whose mother disappeared during a late-night river crossing, she finds she has a mothering instinct after all.
6 Souls2013, Radius/Weinstein, R, $25; Blu-ray, $30
When testifying in court cases, forensic psychiatrist Cara Jessup (Julianne Moore) has always asserted that multiple personality disorder does not exist. But when she encounters Adam (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), a patient of her father’s who seems to suffer from multiple personalities, she discovers they are the identities of murder victims. The more she learns, the more her danger increases.